If you haven't already seen a glimpse of Everybody's Gone to the Rapture then you're sure to be in for a bit of a wow moment!
Created by humble British studio, 'The Chinese Room', perhaps best known for their work on 'Dear Esther' and 'Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs' their next release is already shaping up to be one of the most anticipated PS4 titles of 2015. Set in the sleepy town of Yaughton, Shropshire, England in the mid 80's. Approximately 31 years prior to your story, the world came to an abrupt end, leaving you to explore and piece together exactly what happened.
In a post on the Playstation blog, Dan Pinchbeck (Creative Director at The Chinese Room) not only gave a concrete release date but also detailed the release of a fresh website for the game along with some other tidbits of information.
"The world ended 31 years ago. That’s the premise of Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, and we’re delighted to be able to announce the game’s launch date – August 11th, 2015.
To celebrate this, we’ve launched this dedicated website for the game, which will feature exclusive content – images, music and writing created just for the site. We want to set the scene for this game, introduce you to characters and themes of the story, get you exclusive previews of the game’s soundtrack and fill you in on some more of the work that’s gone on to create the title."
"Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is the culmination of journey Jess and I started back in 2006, when we asked the simple question “what happens if you remove traditional mechanics from a game world? Will that be something people will want to play?”"
"There are strange voices on the television and numbers on the phone; lights in the skies and electricity in the air. The end of the world is coming."
ith a definite release date on the horizon, it's time to get excited for the end of the world! Check out the images below for a closer glimpse into the worlds end, along with a brand new song from the already awesome sounding soundtrack!